travelling with young kids made easy: put an entire outfit (including undies and hair accessories) in a ziploc bag. one bag per day
The Five Love Languages of Children
Encouraging Words - 27 phrases you can use instead of "good job"
OOBLECK. This stuff is amazing. Mix 2 cups of cornstarch and 1 cup water in a bowl. To color oobleck, add a few drops of food coloring to the water before adding to the cornstarch. Takes some effort to mix the water and cornstarch. Oobleck defies Newton’s third law of motion–for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. If you quickly smack oobleck with your hand it immediately turns into a solid, instead of splashing or moving. If you slowly move oobleck it reacts like a liquid...
Want to read this - heard it totally helps you understand your child
Baby sign language - i've always thought this is fantastic
"This should really be called a "Craft 101" opposed to 101 Crafts, as you will in fact find MORE than 101 kids crafts ideas here! And hopefully it wil be your "craft idea" rescue whenever you are stuck for crafty inspiration!" - Red Ted Art
Girl bullying / relationally aggressive behavior appears to be motivated by underlying fear and insecurity. This book provides a school-based approach to girl bullying that includes class lessons, small group activities and ideas for individual counseling.
Creative Playhouse: 15 Play Ideas to Help Children Calm Down and Relax
20 Amazing Kids Rooms-caleb/nursery inspiration--loving the white floors/simple/neutral
once a week challenge to build a relationship with the kiddies...pin now, read later
20 Questions to ask your children when you're putting them to bed to help develop your relationship
10 Things Not to Say to Your Kids- great advice on how to re-phrase common parenting statements....especially "okay?"
Sidewalk chalk paint is so much cooler than regular old sidewalk chalk! And it’s crazy easy to make! It’s simply 1 part cornstarch to 1 part water. I made two muffin tins of paint and used 1-1/2 cups cornstarch and 1-1/2 cups water. Once it was all mixed up, I divided it among the 12 muffin cups, and added two drops of food coloring to each muffin cup
6 cups water, 1 cup corn syrup, 2 cups regular strength Joy dish soap. Previous pinner said- They were industrial strength, un-poppable.
What kids should be able to master by ages 2, 3, and 4.
Cardboard Playhouses (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/01/16/daily-delight-cardboard-playhouses/?soc=pinterest)
felt bandaids made with velcro pad so it could stick to stuffed animals. Cute! LOVE this!
How to make your own fun stuff; sidewalk chalk, bath paints, finger paints, dyed macaroni, colored rice, fruit leathers, bubbles, pavement paint, play dough, natural dyes, yogurt, glue, baby wipes, and crayons.
:) Thank God for my baby
GOTTA DO THIS!!! I love how they "pop out" instead of the usual ones that have the "sunk in" look. Color & Shape Ideas are endless.
10 ways to spend memorable time with your kids on the cheap
A list of Food Additives which have been found to increase tantrums, reduce concentration and interrupt sleep in children.
Only two ingredients and an endless day of play.
21 creative consequences . . .